Jimmy Carter hospitalized for brain surgery
Former President Jimmy Carter speaks to the congregation at Maranatha Baptist Church before teaching Sunday school in his hometown of Plains, Ga. in April. Photo: Paul Hennessy/NurPhoto via Getty Images
Former President Jimmy Carter was admitted to Emory University Hospital in Atlanta Monday evening for a procedure to "relieve pressure on his brain, caused by bleeding due to his recent falls," the Carter Center said in a statement.
- In 2015, he was treated for brain cancer. Carter announced in December of that year that the cancer had gone.
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